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Wisdom and Ignorance

327 aphorisms  ·  9 comments

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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (259 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The IQ of the group is the lowest IQ of a member of the group divided by the number of people in the group.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (253 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The best defense against logic is ignorance.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (260 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (457 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by [user] S. Gilmary Beagle

The dead and the stupid never change their opinions.

[aphorist] S. Gilmary Beagle, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (174 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998 by [user] Dave Supulski

The definition of experience is knowledge acquired too late.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (223 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (230 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The human brain is like a railroad freight car -- guaranteed to have a certain capacity but often running empty.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (171 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998 by [user] Dave Supulski

The most undependable part on your car is the nut holding the wheel.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (211 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The world is governed more by appearance than realities, so it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as it is to know it.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (443 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Education is an admirable thing, but nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

[aphorist] Oscar Wilde, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (442 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I am not young enough to know everything.

[aphorist] Oscar Wilde, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (427 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I was asked by the customs if I had anything to declare. I said: Yes, I'd like to declare -- I'm a genius!

[aphorist] Oscar Wilde, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (544 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.

[aphorist] Oscar Wilde, in [category] Science and Religion and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (153 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.

[aphorist] H. H. Williams, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance and [category] Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (120 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I use not only all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.

[aphorist] Woodrow Wilson, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (116 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998

Just because you've been wiping your ass for twenty years, that doesn't mean you've been doing it right.

[aphorist] John Winsett, (said at a training seminar), in [category] Success and Failure and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (89 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent.

[aphorist] Ludwig Wittgenstein, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (68 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Be not so bigoted to any custom as to worship it at the expense of Truth.

[aphorist] Johann Georg von Zimmermann, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (71 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (70 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A library is an arsenal of liberty.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

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